Steinbach Jester Nutcracker-Limited Edition

This creative nutcracker is always the life of the party! Hand carved from genuine wood the Steinbach Jester Limited Edition Nutcracker depicts a lively court jester as he entertains the masses. At 18 inches tall he sports a festive costume in alternating blue and red with a traditional jester’s cap adorned by merry twinkling bells also seen glittering on the neck of his blouse. In one hand he holds a stately scepter that features a smaller jester waved about for the amusement of his onlookers. Part of the King’s Court Series this cheerful nutcracker is limited to a collection of only 7500 pieces and is hand-painted by artisans in Germany making it an authentic and valuable treasure perfect for decorating or gift-giving.About SteinbachSteinbach is recognized for the unique design of their wood-carved creations developed many years ago by Herr Christian Steinbach. The Steinbach family started making nutcrackers and other items in the 1800s in the Alpine regions of Germany.The tradition of creating hand-carved Steinbach German Nutcrackers is carried on by the Steinbach family which remains responsible for the product concept development design manufacture and quality control at the Hohenhameln factory in the northern region of Germany.Steinbach items are highly collectible. If you are starting a new collection or adding to your existing collection you will love these unique masterpieces. These treasured collectibles are handed down from generation to generation.The Making of Steinbach NutcrackersSteinbach nutcrackers are each produced using up to 130 separate procedures. Genuine hardwood is cut and shaped into specific sizes and parts. The wood is then turned by hand using an ancient process that creates smooth clean surfaces. The pieces are then lathed and polished and drilled before they are turned over to experienced craftsmen who prime and spray them repeatedly alternating the process with drying to produce an even tone. Carving comes next; wood-carving artisans u

Kurt Adler 13.75-in. Steinbach Limited Edition Junior Sir Lancelot Nutcracker

About Kurt S. Adler Inc. The story of Kurt S. Adler Inc. begins after the close of World War II when Mr. Adler tried his hand at exporting general goods. Business grew, and European economies flourished so he turned his focus to importing. Ornaments were offered by the 1950s, and beautiful, handmade angels from East and West Germany found an enthusiastic audience in America. Adler expanded the line to glass ornaments from Czechoslovakia, hanging ceiling decorations from Germany, and miniature lights from Italy. The next decade, Adler started importing holiday decor from the Far East. Colorful snow globes and other animated items became a collector’s favorite. In the 1980s and 90s, Fabriche santas, nutcrackers and other collectibles were ushered in. Recent additions include animatronics, fiber optic trees, interactive advent calendars, and synchronized musical decorations.

Signed Steinbach Sommelier Wine Steward Nutcracker

The sommelier wine steward ensures that the very best wines are readily available. The hand-painted Steinbach Sommelier Wine Steward nutcracker is signed by Karla Steinbach and presents a bottle of fine wine. This beautifully crafted nutcracker wears a French apron and beret and is hand-crafted from the finest materials.The Sommelier Wine Steward stands 15 inches tall. This nutcracker is a delightful addition to any collection and sure to become a family heirloom.The Steinbach nutcracker tradition began centuries ago in the Alpine regions of Germany. In legend the nutcracker possessed miraculous powers bringing good fortune and protection from evil spirits and the more elaborate their decorations the stronger their powers. The Steinbach family began producing wood products in 1832. Today Herr Steinbach and his daughter Karla continue the tradition. Steinbach Nutcrackers are timeless family heirlooms to pass down from generation to generation.Each Steinbach Nutcracker is created using eight major processes – from the cutting of the wood to the hand-painting of details – and can involve up to 130 separate procedures. Each hand-crafted Steinbach Nutcracker is made in Germany by the artisans at the renowned Steinbach factory. The history quality detail and superior craftsmanship of Steinbach nutcrackers is unmatched.

Kurt Adler 11-in. Rudolph Bumble Nutcracker

About Kurt S. Adler Inc. The story of Kurt S. Adler Inc. begins after the close of World War II when Mr. Adler tried his hand at exporting general goods. Business grew, and European economies flourished so he turned his focus to importing. Ornaments were offered by the 1950s, and beautiful, handmade angels from East and West Germany found an enthusiastic audience in America. Adler expanded the line to glass ornaments from Czechoslovakia, hanging ceiling decorations from Germany, and miniature lights from Italy. The next decade, Adler started importing holiday decor from the Far East. Colorful snow globes and other animated items became a collector’s favorite. In the 1980s and 90s, Fabriche santas, nutcrackers and other collectibles were ushered in. Recent additions include animatronics, fiber optic trees, interactive advent calendars, and synchronized musical decorations.

Erzgebirge Christmas-Scented Incense

Erzgebirge is a name well-known in the fascinating world of German crafted souvenirs. From nutcrackers to incense smokers to other quaint accents pieces created from Erzgebirge are unique artistic treasures.The Ore Mountain Region of Germany hails as the birthplace of the nutcracker. Centered around the Village of Seiffen this area of Germany produces some of the finest in Old World craftsmenship including the breathtaking works made by Erzgebirge master craftsmen. From simple wooden toys to elaborate pyramids the products of Erzgebirge are treasures of a lifetime.

Steinbach German Nutcracker Phantom of the Opera-Signed

A timeless musical is brought to life with the Steinbach Signed Phantom of the Opera German Nutcracker. With his trademark mask in hand his velvety layered robes and his dashing hat the Phantom is a dramatic figure and stands about 16 inches tall. Rich colors and handmade details are here in full display. This piece is made of genuine high-quality wood has been hand-carved in Germany and is completely painted in freehand. Hand-signed by Karla Steinbach this is a true collectible and a work of art for your home.About SteinbachSteinbach is recognized for the unique design of its wood-carved creations developed many years ago by Herr Christian Steinbach. The Steinbach family started making nutcrackers and other items in the 1800s in the Alpine regions of Germany. The tradition of creating hand-carved Steinbach German Nutcrackers is carried on by the Steinbach family which remains responsible for the product concept development design manufacture and quality control at the Hohenhameln factory in the northern region of Germany.Steinbach items are highly collectible. If you are starting a new collection or adding to your existing collection you will love these unique masterpieces. These treasured collectibles are handed down from generation to generation.The Making of Steinbach NutcrackersEach Steinbach nutcracker is produced using up to 130 separate procedures. Genuine hardwood is cut and shaped into specific sizes and parts. The wood is then turned by hand using an ancient process that creates smooth clean surfaces. The pieces are lathed polished and drilled before they are turned over to experienced craftsmen who prime and spray them repeatedly alternating the process with drying to produce an even tone. Carving comes next; wood-carving artisans use knives and finely honed skill to add personality and detail to the pieces. Finally the painters take over; trained German artists paint these nutcrackers freehand. The result is a truly unique one-of-a-kind product that is

Ulbricht Beer Drinker Nutcracker

The Story of UlbrichtWood-turning on lathes the Ulbricht grand tradition can be traced back to the small German mining town of Seiffen in the mountains of the Erzgebirge. Records document the Ulbricht family as wood turners from the 1700s.Otto Ulbricht a professional wood turner who started his own business in 1928 built a new factory in 1934. After World War II when the area became the East German Zone and private industry was taken out of the hands of individuals Otto took his family across the border where they resettled in the Bavarian town of Lauingen near Augsburg. Once settled with his Erzgebirge wood-turning traditions transplanted to Bavaria Otto began again.When Otto died in 1968 his son Christian Ulbricht now in charge of the family enterprise continued those time-honored traditions. In 1978 Christian expanded his thinking and developed a new company which he named Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht.In the early 1990s when East and West re-unified and Germany once again became one nation Christian brought back to the family the factory in Seiffen begun by his father so many years ago. Today the company operates out of both locations.Now in its third generation the Ulbricht family continues to produce wood-turned products of the finest quality. In addition to an extensive line nutcrackers there are incense burners music boxes figurines pyramids and ornaments geared for Christmas and Easter.Traditions are very important to Ulbricht. Not only those that strengthen ties to the land and to family but also those that continue the traditions of excellence in production that date back 300 years.

Steinbach Troll Gingerbread Man Nutcracker-Signed

Display the Steinbach SIGNED Troll Gingerbread Man Nutcracker in your kitchen and he will quickly become your baking mascot. This high-quality piece is hand-signed by Karla Steinbach and carved by German artisans. All details were painted free-hand for a one-of-a-kind arts and crafts look. This decorative nutcracker wears a red white and blue outfit and includes a wooden rolling pin and detailed gingerbread house.About SteinbachSteinbach is recognized for the unique design of their wood-carved creations developed many years ago by Herr Christian Steinbach. The Steinbach family started making nutcrackers and other items in the 1800s in the Alpine regions of Germany.The tradition of creating hand-carved Steinbach German Nutcrackers is carried on by the Steinbach family which remains responsible for the product concept development design manufacture and quality control at the Hohenhameln factory in the northern region of Germany.Steinbach items are highly collectible. If you are starting a new collection or adding to your existing collection you will love these unique masterpieces. These treasured collectibles are handed down from generation to generation.The Making of Steinbach NutcrackersSteinbach nutcrackers are each produced using up to 130 separate procedures. Genuine hardwood is cut and shaped into specific sizes and parts. The wood is then turned by hand using an ancient process that creates smooth clean surfaces. The pieces are then lathed and polished and drilled before they are turned over to experienced craftsmen who prime and spray them repeatedly alternating the process with drying to produce an even tone. Carving comes next; wood-carving artisans use knives and finely-honed skill to add personality and detail to the pieces. Finally the painters take over; trained German artists paint these nutcrackers free-hand allowing each color to dry before the next is applied. The final result is a truly unique one-of-a-kind product that’s a must-have for collectors

Christian Ulbricht Rabbit Smoker

Perfect for spring decorating the Alexander Taron Christian Ulbricht Rabbit Smoker is a silly rabbit that is sure to delight animal lovers both young and old. Handcrafted in Germany this wood rabbit figurine from Ulbricht/Seiffener Nussknackerhaus has a plaid napkin tucked under his chin so he can make a mess while he eats his freshly-picked carrot. His yellow jacket helps him be ready for a surprise spring shower while his buck teeth striped socks and ridiculously large brown shoes give him a comic appearance. Add incense and giggle as smoke curls out of the bunny’s nostrils.About Alexander TaronOriginally founded in 1949 the Taron Company has been delighting customers and collectors with traditional European gifts. These exquisite hand-crafted products range from nutcrackers and incense burners to ornaments and cuckoo clocks; unique and collectible they make unforgettable gifts regardless of the occasion. Based in Ventura California Alexander Taron remains dedicated to providing high-quality items at great value.

Mini Mushroom Man Smoker

Be a bit different this holiday season with the Mini Mushroom Man Smoker. Perfect for the holidays with is warm green coat and merry red hat this little mushroom man doubles as an incense smoker so you can enjoy all your favorite scents this year. The wicker basket in his hand and long fuzzy beard are the perfect finishing details.About Alexander Taron Inc.For more than half a century the Taron Company has been delighting customers and collectors with traditional European gifts. These exquisite hand-crafted products range from nutcrackers and incense burners to ornaments and cuckoo clocks; unique and collectible they make unforgettable gifts regardless the occasion. Originally founded in 1949 Alexander Taron remains dedicated to providing high-quality items at great value.

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